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Cyclone aftermath, floodwaters push a sea of hyacinths along the Brisbane River, 1964 [picture] / Bruce Postle
Bib ID 4579176
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Postle, Bruce, 1940-
 
Online Versions
Description 1964 
1 photograph : b&w ; image 30.5 x 23 cm., on sheet 43.2 x 28 cm. 
Series

Postle, Bruce, 1940- Bruce Postle collection of photographs, 1963-2007

Summary

"A Brisbane Council ferry pushes through a sea of hyacinth, pushed downstream from the upper reaches of the Brisbane River by floodwaters when a cyclone hit southern Queensland in 1964. In the background is the Story Bridge, the largest steel cantilever bridge in Australia"--Information supplied by photographer.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information from caption list.

Part of the collection: Bruce Postle collection of photographs, 1963-2007.

Bruce Postle is a Walkley award-winning photojournalist who worked for the Melbourne Age from 1968 to 1996.

Photographer's label on verso.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-148396143

Source of Acquisition Purchased from the photographer, 2009. 
Subjects Natural disasters -- Queensland -- Brisbane -- Photographs.  |  Hyacinthaceae -- Queensland -- Brisbane -- Photographs.  |  Brisbane River (Qld.) -- Floods -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Postle, Bruce, 1940-
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